In this week’s Express

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In this week’s Express a Featherstone family speak of their fears for missing relatives and friends after last Friday’s devastating tsunami and earthquake in Japan.

Also in news:

- Find out how Pontefract’s Haribo factory responded to reports that Kate Middleton has been eating their sweets as part of her pre-wedding diet.

- A wish has been granted for a little Castleford girl with cerebral palsy whose family have raised cash to buy her a specially designed tricycle.

- Two thousand years of Castleford tradition has come to an end with the closure of the town’s last flour mill.

In competitions and promotions:

- Buy one get one free offer at Subway!

- Get a free Spongebob Squarepants sticker album

- Win cinema tickets

In sport:

- Castleford Tigers coach Terry Matterson believes his unbeaten side can learn lessons from last season’s defeat at Bradford Bulls for Sunday’s return trip to Odsal.

- Featherstone coach Daryl Powell is looking for an improved performance from his injury-hit team against Batley Bulldogs on Sunday.

- Full details of Pontefract Collieries’ appointment of former Leeds United captain Brendan Ormsby as their new manager.